Boston Beanstalks Scholarships

BOSTON BEANSTALKS TALL CLUB - Robert Austin Memorial Scholarship

TALL CLUBS INTERNATIONAL - Kae Sumner Einfeldt Scholarship

TCI FOUNDATION - Virginia Linquist Winker Scholarship

The Boston Beanstalks Tall Club (BBTC) is offering one $500 scholarship to a graduating senior who meets the criteria discussed below. His or her application will then be submitted to Tall Clubs International (TCI) for consideration for the TCI Scholarships. Tall Clubs International and the TCI Foundation offer $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors who meet the criteria discussed below.

The BBTC is a social organization for men and women of tall stature and is a member of TCI, which consists of more than 50 clubs across the United States and Canada. TCI member clubs take pride in fostering tall awareness through their community involvement.

Each of the affiliated Tall Clubs is eligible to submit one (1) legacy scholarship application and one (1) merit scholarship application to the TCI Scholarship Committee. If you live and attend high school in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine or Connecticut, go to the TCI Foundation website,, and follow the online application process selecting the Boston Beanstalks Tall Club as your sponsor. The application process will open on January 1, 2023. All applications must be submitted by March 1, 2023.

Students who apply may be considering any field of study and may be entering either a two or four year institution of higher learning in the fall of 2022. Criteria will include:

  •  (requirement) minimum height (females 5'10", males 6'2")
  •  (requirement) under the age of 21
  •  (requirement) live and attend high school in U.S. State of Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine or  Connecticut
  •  academic record and achievement
  •  involvement in clubs and activities in the school community
  •  involvement in clubs and activities outside the school community
  •  personal achievement

The BBTC scholarship will be presented to the winner during his or her high-school awards ceremony in May or June 2023. The finalist’s application and the committee’s recommendation will be forwarded to the TCI Scholarship Committee. This committee will select the recipients in time for the scholarships to be awarded at the awards ceremonies at the recipients’ high schools. Recipients will also be announced at the annual TCI Awards Banquet in July 2023.

Instructions for Applicant

  •  Follow the instructions as outlined in the online application.
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